CHICAGO, Ill. – In his initial team meeting after being named the head coach at Purdue on Dec. 5, Darrell Hazell challenged his team for the first time. “Purdue is always a team perceived in the middle of the Big Ten,” said Hazell, who came from Kent State. “Never up here or down there. It’s […]
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Under coach Brady Hoke, the Wolverines have put together the No. 1 class in the country.
Chicago, Ill. — If you don’t know what to think of Jim Tressel, the Ohio State football coach who was fired last spring for violating NCAA rules, a few of his comrades in the Big Ten might be able to help you out. Losing Tressel was a big blow for the Buckeyes. He consistently pounded […]
If you’re looking for Kirk Ferentz to kick Jim Tressel while he’s down, it likely won’t happen.
Unlike his predecessor, Hayden Fry, Iowa football coach Kirk Ferentz has made recruiting in Ohio a priority.
By CLETE CAMPBELL Dubuque Telegraph Herald Peosta, Ia. — A litany of confirmed major NCAA rules violations and a new series of charges forced Ohio State coach Jim Tressel to resign Monday, and left Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz feeling for a good friend. “Jim’s a good man,” Ferentz said Tuesday as the I-Club’s Spring Banquet […]
The fact that Jim Tressel lasted as the Ohio State football coach until Memorial Day Weekend proves just how secure his job used to be.
Keeler: Congratulations to Kirk Ferentz: You’re the highest-paid football coach in the Big Ten. For now, at least
Finally, The Vest rests. It was only a matter of time. Time and stunning, unjustifiable hubris. For months — years, really — Ohio State coach Jim Tressel roamed above the law, played by his own rules. When you’re 9-1 against Michigan in Columbus, you can get away with anything. Well, as it turns out, almost […]
Jim Tressel, who guided Ohio State to its first national title in 34 years, resigned Monday amid NCAA violations and mounting revelations that sullied the image of one of the nation’s top football programs.